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 Article Databases in Communication

  Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)

  Communication Abstracts (EBSCO)

  Film & Television Literature Index (EBSCO)

  ComAbstracts (CIOS)

  ComIndex (CIOS)

 Other Databases


  Communication E-Reference

  Research Methods E-Reference

  Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

  Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications

  Encyclopedia of Communication Theory

  Encyclopedia of Political Communication

  Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media




Data Sets

  Pew Research Center

  Annenberg Public Policy Center

  Statistical Insight (ProQuest)

  Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

  Kaiser Family Foundation

  Polling the Nations

  Roper Center for Public Opinion Research


 Media Directories

  Gale directory of publications and broadcast media
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  The Advertising red books

  SRDS (Kantar Media)
Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS) media planners directories for consumer magazines, newspapers, and out of home advertising.

More Web Sites

  adViews: Digital archive

  Maynard Institute

  Commercial Closet

  On the Media

  The Living Room Candidate

 Course Resources

Theories of Mass Communication Research Guide
Library research guide for preparing the term paper in the course, Theories of Mass Communication (COM2300).

Media & Politics Research Guide
Research guide for researching the term paper for Media & Politics (COM 3353).

Materials from COM 4001/4002 Workshops

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